Canadian Mining Journal


Iron Ore


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    AWARD: BluMetric wins $1.6 million contract for hydrogeological study

    October 22, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    OTTAWA – BluMetric Environmental of Ottawa has been awarded a $1.6 million contract for a prefeasibility hydrogeological study and geotechnical study for Labec Century Iron Ore’s Joyce Lake and area direct shipping ore (DSO) project in…

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    Iron ore price collapse claims more victims

    October 22, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF) and London Mining (LSE: LOND) have become the latest casualties of falling iron ore prices, with Cliffs warning that it expects to record a US$6 billion non-cash impairment charge in the third quarter on its…

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    IRON ORE: Innu step up pressure on IOC for benefit deal

    October 1, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – The Innu First Nations of Uashat mak Mani-utenam and Matimekush-Lac John made the trip to doorstep of IOC and parent Rio Tinto’s headquarters here to return two large iron ore boulders. The event was organized to protest the…

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    IRON ORE: Positive drill results from Howse deposit

    September 18, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – The drill results from the Howse iron ore deposit near Schefferville, QC, are positive with grades in the 65% range. The deposit is the target of a $5-million exploration program mounted by joint venture partners Labrador Iron…

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    NICKEL-IRON: Cliffs pulls out of Decar

    August 27, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Cliffs Natural Resources, 60% owner and operator of the Decar nickel-iron project 80 km north of Fort St. James, has informed partner First Point Minerals Corp. of Vancouver that the project no longer fits its current…

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    IRON ORE: Glencore signs off-take for Kami concentrate

    July 29, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Alderon Iron Ore Corp. of Vancouver, 75% owner of the Kami iron ore development near Wabush, says that Glencore has signed an off-take agreement for Kami output. When production begins in 2015, Glencore will buy 40% of the…

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    IRON ORE: Champion backs new Labrador Trough rail line

    July 24, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Popularity is growing for the creation of a new rail line through the Labrador Trough. The latest to throw its support behind the idea is Champion Iron of Montreal. The company has agreed to participate in the Quebec government’s…

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    IOCG: Honey Badger confirms IOCG mineralization at Sagar property

    July 3, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based Honey Badger Ltd. says geochemical testing of samples from its Sagar property indicate that the metal associations, alteration mineral assemblages and alteration facies identified are typical of those associated…

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    IRON ORE: Alderon chooses Metso services for Kami project

    June 11, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Alderon Iron Ore Corp. says that The Kami Mine Limited Partnership (“Kami LP”), an affiliate of Alderon, has signed a life cycle services agreement with Metso Minerals Canada with respect to the development of the Kami iron ore…

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    INFRASTRUCTURE: Quebec Liberals promise $20M rail study under revived Plan Nord

    June 9, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Fresh off last month’s election win, Quebec’s new Liberal government has boosted its commitment to Plan Nord. Once again the province is throwing its weight behind plans that recognize now vital natural resources development is to the…

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    IOCG: Positive feasibility for Capstone’s Santo Domingo project

    June 5, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CHILE – Capstone Mining Corp. of Vancouver says results of the feasibility study are positive for the Santo Domingo iron oxide-copper-gold project in Region III. The project is owned 70% by Capstone and 30% by Korea Resources Corp.

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    Rio Tinto inks record-setting iron ore deal in Guinea

    May 28, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Roughly a decade after mega-miner Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO; LON: RIO; ASX: RIO) was awarded the world class Simandou iron ore concessions in Guinea, West Africa, it looks like the stage has finally been set for what will be the…